20 years of public housing economic aspects of the Federal program. by Robert Moore Fisher

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Published by Harper in New York .

Written in English

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  • Housing -- United States

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Bibliography: p. 282-288.

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LC ClassificationsHD7293 F563
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 303 p.
Number of Pages303
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Open LibraryOL14506610M

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